Protoporphyrin IX in Shell and Cuticle of Brown Shelled Eggs

Published on: 12/14/2018
Author/s : S. Samiullah and J.R. Roberts (University of New England)

Eggs were collected from Hy-Line brown flocks aged 33, 50 and 67 wk. Thirty eggs from each flock were analyzed to determine the reliability of MST (MS Technologies, U.K.) cuticle blue stain as an indicator of the presence of cuticle and the effective removal of cuticle by use of an EDTA solution. Another 30 eggs, collected at the same time from each flock, were processed for the quantification of ...

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